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Chile’s Wine Region for the Experiential Traveler

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PRIVATE TOUR - 8 DAY SAMPLE ITINERARY

FROM $5499+

Private Tour Highlights

  • Ready your senses to discover wine and food in a way that you have never experienced.
  • Learn how to create some of the finest, traditional Chilean dishes, all perfectly paired with a wine that will titillate your taste buds unlike any other cuisine.
  • Revel in mountainous views from your ceiling-high windowed Viña Vik Millahue suite with full-board accommodations.
  • Enjoy an excellent selection of wines throughout your Chilean experience.
  • Embrace Casa Real's knowledge and experience of fine wine gathered during more than a century of tradition and evolution.
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Tour Overview

Introducing Chile’s Wine Regions for the Experiential Traveler

As part of our Experiential Travel series, our travel experts are very excited to offer a uniquely tailored itinerary. This time, Yampu Travelers can taste their way through Chile’s wine regions. From Maipo Valley to Casablanca, savor some of the world’s most exquisite wines and dine on the complex flavors of traditional Chilean gastronomy.

When booking as is, travelers can experience Chile’s wine region with unique cultural experiences far off the beaten path. Travel in Yampu style with private assistance, transfers, and tours with accommodations that have been personally inspected by our elite team of Travel Consultants.

In addition to sipping your way through Chile’s fabulous wine region, our expert tour consultants recommend pairing a custom Chilean Patagonia experience to your itinerary.

(NOTE: Cannot be combined with other promotions. Certain blackout dates apply. Please contact us for more information) *

Inclusions
Price includes domestic and regional flights within the itinerary; all hotel accommodations including daily continental or buffet breakfast and daily city tax; all transfers between airports and hotels with assistance and baggage handling; guided tours in English including entrance fees.
Exclusions

International airfare (unless specifically included), airport departure taxes that must be paid on-site, gratuities, meals not mentioned, soft drinks and alcoholic beverages with meals, early / late check-out, room service, visa fees/services and other personal items or services not mentioned.

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Package Price: $5499
Pricing Details

Prices shown above are per person. Hotel categories do not adhere strictly to international ratings; Yampu has evaluated the hotels according to destination and availability. Prices include local airfare (where applicable), hotel accommodation including daily breakfast; all transfers with baggage handling, all guided tours in English and all entrance fees.

Trip Type:

All our trips are operated on a private basis unless specified otherwise. This is only a sample itinerary; your Yampu Tour Consultant will personalize this trip for you according to your available dates, interests and type of hotels. This is your trip and we will work on making it perfect!

Tour Itinerary

Day
1

International Flight to Santiago - Sundowner Tour

Upon arrival to Santiago, you will be met at the airport and privately transferred to your hotel.

Private Half Day Santiago Sundowner Tour
This excursion is an invitation to visit the Nueva Costanera neighborhood, an area wedged between the Bicentenario Park and Vitacura Avenue. This area offers shopping, restaurants, museums, and art galleries. Here, you will find Vinolia, a venue that offers an experience based on aromas, sounds, and flavors that are sure to amaze you. Ready your senses to discover wine in a way you have never experienced, relax in their terrace and also enjoy an excellent selection of wines, handicrafts, and other items to take home.

Then, take part of the Vinolia Soul Tour. The tour begins in a special room where visitors discover 48 aromas associated with wine in a setting that also recreates the sounds and images that give a sense of being in a vineyard. The visit continues with a virtual panoramic flight through a video of a wine valley on a giant screen. Five wineries have been chosen in accordance with the quality and prestige of their wines. As you watch the video, taste five superior quality wines, one from each winery, as the sommelier leads the tasting on screen and reveals the secrets behind each label. The tasting is accompanied by a selection of cheese and dried fruits.

This visit lasts around one hour and includes a welcome glass of sparkling wine and five glasses of superior category wine. You will take a walk around the Bicentenario park and stop at a restaurant in the area, where you will enjoy an apperitff, dinner menu with starter, main course, desert, wine and coffee or tea. Your driver and guides will wait for you to take you back to your hotel. The tour includes private transportation to and from your hotel and guide. Activities at Vinolia are shared with other assistants.
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Santiago
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2

Private Full Day Valparaiso Tour with Chilean Cooking Class and Lunch

You will be picked up by a guide for a two-hour drive to Valparaiso, where you will have the chance to enjoy the old port town, walk its hills and winding streets, and perhaps even take one of its traditional "trolleys" or "funicular." Your chef will meet you and invite you to a Chilean cooking class that includes preparation and tasting of traditional pisco sours, an entree (Chilean ceviche or empanadas de pino with pebre), a main course (cazuela Chilote, shellfish soup or charquican), dessert (fresh fruit with miel de palma), fine Chilean wines especially selected to compliment the food, and water, tea and/or coffee. After the experience, you will be taken back to your hotel to rest. ...read less

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3

Matetic Vineyards

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Transfer from Santiago to Matetic Vineyards where one will be welcomed with a cocktail. Matetic Winery which describes itself as "the future of Chilean wine". Stunningly modern, this new all-organic winery has named their wine "EQ" which stands for "Equilibrio," the Spanish word for balance as in the harmony of soil, climate and vine. Enjoy a wonderful presentation of the Rosario Valley by a local expert at the "El Emporio". Have a tour and tasting at the winery. Their chic restaurant--where one wil enjoy lunch-- is set amid lush gardens in the middle of a pond next to their colonial guest house dating back to the early 1900's. Enjoy optional horseback riding, hiking, or biking around the vineyard after the wine tasting. In the evening, enjoy a delicious dinner with a half bottle of red or white Corralillo wine. Spend the night at the Hotel La Casona de Vina Matetic. ...read less

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4

Casablanca Valley

This morning you will be met at La Casona and transferred to the Casablanca Valley. The Casablanca Valley is one of Chile's most important regions for cultivating the grapes that produce crisp white wines, most notably Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay. Here you will enjoy a tour, tasting and lunch at one of the local wineries situated along this thriving wine route. Afterwards return to La Casona for the evening. Dine from the menu and enjoy half bottle of red or white Corralillo wine.

This morning you will be met at La Casona and transferred to the Casablanca Valley. The Casablanca Valley is one of Chile's most important regions for cultivating the grapes that produce crisp white wines, most notably Sauvignon Blanc and Chardonnay. Here you will enjoy a tour, tasting and lunch at one of the local wineries situated along this thriving wine route. Afterwards return to La Casona for the evening. Dine from the menu and enjoy half bottle of red or white Corralillo wine.

Day
5

Isla Negra

After breakfast depart La Casona and head towards Isla Negra, a small beach side community with a pretty beach backed by fragrant pine trees. This is the place where Chilean Nobel Prize for Literature winner Pablo Neruda chose to build one of his houses. The eccentric architecture houses some of his collections, including bottles, figureheads from ships, shells and various other eclectic articles. Continue to Valparaiso. Valparaiso's picturesque layout, enhanced by the surrounding hills that seem to dive into the ocean, remind us that this was once the most important maritime destination of the Pacific coast before the Strait of Panama was opened to navigation in 1914. We will visit the downtown area with its new government house, the Plaza Sotomayor, the Plaza Victoria, the cathedral and the harbor area. Afterwards we will discover the colorful hill neighborhoods. Here, high above the city, there is a fantastic agglomeration of brightly painted houses and a fantastic view over the city. The upper and lower parts of the city are connected with 16 funicular railways constructed around the turn of the century when the city experienced tremendous growth. Afterwards, transfer to your hotel Vina Vik for the night. ...read less

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6

Hotel Casa Real and Santa Rita Winery - Full Board

At the appropriate time, you will be met at your Valparaiso hotel and transferred to Hotel Casa Real.

In 1996, the old landowner’s house was converted into the beautiful Santa Rita winery Casa Real Hotel. The Pompeian-style estate house has sixteen cozy rooms. Old meets new as one passes through the hotel in places such as the Bishop’s Room – used for meetings – and the games room. In 1885, German architect Teodoro Burchard finished building the neo-gothic chapel to one side of the old landowner’s house. Despite the passage of time, everything is very well preserved. It was not in vain that one of the restorers of the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican traveled from Florence (Italy) just to restore this chapel. The Casa Real Hotel is ready to attend to the needs of the most demanding guests in a cozy and personalized environment. Testimonials from clients place it at a higher level among the more highly prestigious hotels in Chile. ...read less

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7

Exploring Santa Rita's Wineries

Enjoy a full day appreciating the grounds of Hotel Casa Real. Choose from a myriad of tours through the vineyards and finish with an amazing wine tasting of aged wines.

If you need a change of scenery, enjoy the area's great landscapes of mountains and vineyards with a nice picnic beneath the shadow of a tree, accompanied by a gourmet product selection of wines.

Enjoy a full day appreciating the grounds of Hotel Casa Real. Choose from a myriad of tours through the vineyards and finish with an amazing wine tasting of aged wines.

If you need a change of scenery, enjoy the area's great landscapes of mountains and vineyards with a nice picnic beneath the shadow of a tree, accompanied by a gourmet product selection of wines.

Casa Real Chile Wine vineyard picnic tasting
Day
8

International Flight Home

At the appropriate time, you will be met at your hotel and privately transferred to the Santiago Airport for your international flight home.

At the appropriate time, you will be met at your hotel and privately transferred to the Santiago Airport for your international flight home.

Santiago, Chile

Valparaíso, Chile

Casablanca, Chile

Isla Negra, El Quisco, Chile

Valle del Maipo, San Bernardo, Maipo, Chile

Places You'll See

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    Santiago

    As the political and cultural center of Chile, Santiago has much to offer. Relax at one of the many jazz clubs scattered throughout the city, or go for a wine tasting at one of the local wineries. Take a guided city trek to learn about the Chilean culture and their traditional meals. Or visit the summit of Cerro Santa Lucia for beautiful views.

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    Valparaiso

    Known as Chile’s Cultural Capital, Valparaiso has much to see and do. View the enchanting colonial architecture in the historic downtown. Get caught up in the cities artistic and bohemian vibes as you gaze up at the hills covered in brightly colored houses. Visit the Naval and Maritime Museum dedicated to military naval exploits and battles, or dance the night away with the city nightlife.

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    Casablanca Valley

    Relatively new to the Chilean wine scene, Casablanca Valley hosts numerous modern Vineyards and cellars with the highest wine making technology. The area’s Mediterranean climate of Cool misty nights and hot days provide excellent growing conditions.

Hotel Options

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Featured Accommodation

Vina Vik Millahue Wine Lodge

Vina Vik is an art-filled 22-suite, avant-garde retreat and wine spa located in Millahue, Chile on the VIK vineyard. The vineyard retreat is perched on a hilltop above a lake at the center of this spectacular 11,000-acre (4325 hectares) vineyard with panoramic 360-degree views of the vines, multiple valleys, hills, forests, and mountains up to 1000 meters with the majestic Andes Mountains in the distance.

Every suite boasts floor-to-ceiling windows, allowing guests to take in the majestic views of the stunning nature. Beyond the public living areas, guests will find a striking cantilevered pool made of Absolute Nero granite extending out over the valleys and lake below. From private wine tastings of our world-class VIK wine led by international wine experts to guided tours through VIK winery facilities to horseback excursions through the vineyard and surrounding mountain trails or tours on mountain bicycles, there are countless leisure activities to appeal to cultured and adventurous travelers. Revel in Vina Vik’s tranquil wine spa, incorporating VIK grapes into one-of-a-kind massage, facial and body-scrub treatments. Savor delicious gastronomic treats from exceptional 4 course high culinary experiences to barbeques set amidst the vineyard hacienda enjoying Chilean inspired foods paired with exquisite VIK wine.

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Featured Accommodation

Casa Real Hotel

The old plantation home of don Domingo Fernandez Concha sits in the tranquil setting at Via Santa Rita, surrounded by nature and thriving vineyards. The boutique hotel has 16 rooms, a game room with a billiards table and a piano, and several styling details which transport guests back to colonial times. On the vineyard property, there is also a cafe and the restaurant, Doa Paula. The hotel fuses tradition with modernity throughout its decoration, providing all the amenities of a modern hotel while preserving the tradition and elegance of the homes history.

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Luxury Properties

Santiago : Casa Bueras Boutique Hotel (formerly known as Lastarria Boutique Hotel)

Testimonials

Louise

Traveled January 2016

Darla and I were impressed

Darla and I were impressed and overwhelmed with the level of service and care that Yampu provided. We will certainly encourage anyone to use Yampu.

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Sandip P.

Traveled December 2017

I have never had such an amazing experience with a touring agency

I would like to say that you have been totally awesome in every way in arranging such an amazing trip, and handling any bumps along the way. I have never had such an amazing experience with a touring agency. You guys are very, very, well organized, coordinated and efficient.  The trip went ultra smoothly.

We were able to thoroughly enjoy the trip without having to worry about any of the usual logistics of traveling! That makes it even more enjoyable!

The hotels, guides, drivers, restaurants, and excursions were all top notch! All except for that one restaurant in Valparisio. LOL! But Thank You for hooking us up with the Mako restaurant in El Calafate! That was awesome! I havent had a chance to catch up with Ashiq after the trip yet either, but we are definitely keeping you in mind for our next adventure!!

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Al K.

Traveled January 2017

Already thinking about things to do on the next trip

The trip was wonderful and we had a great time. We are already thinking about things to do and places to visit on the next Chile trip or perhaps other countries, like Peru or Argentina.

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